Way to Crochet!

20 Cool, Easy Projects for Kids of All Ages

Haab, Sherri

Book - 2006
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Way to Crochet!
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Utilizing one needle and very basic stitches, crochet is easier to learn than knitting and is thus more appropriate for kids, who don't need to shape garments or create complex patterns. Using just a simple single-crochet stitch, Way to Crochet! gets kids ages 8-12 making a wide range of fun, kid-friendly projects right away. The book starts with a basic introduction to materials, tools and basic stitches, then offers 20 projects, all using inexpensive yarn that's easy to find and machine-washable. The text is fun and age-appropriate and techniques are illustrated with clear step-by-step photos. Bright color photos of girls making and enjoying their projects will draw girls into the fun, friendly world of crochet! Projects include: Best-Friend Bracelets Shoelaces Button-Up Bracelets Gypsy Necklace Bead-dazzled Rings Groovy-Girl Belt Purrr-fect Cat Toys Stretchy Headband Keepsake Coin Purse Mermaid Scarf Zippy Striped Scarf Rainbow Yarn Purse Pom-pom Pillow Itty-Bitty Backpack Crochet is becoming more and more popular and is positioned to take over knitting's huge popularity. Crochet is easier to learn than knitting, plus this book utilises no specific yarn and easy-to-use large hooks! There are only a few books on crochet for kids and none at our price of $12.95 USD. Author has proven track record in writing craft books for children and the book pairs fun, colorful design with easy-to-follow, age-appropriate instruction. About the author: Sherri Haab is the author of the best-seller The Art of Metal Clay. Her best-known titles are The Incredible Clay Book and Nail Art; both have sold more than one million copies. Her other books include The Hip Handbag Book, Designer Style Jewelry, Dangles and Bangles and The Art of Resin Jewelry. She lives near Provo, Utah.

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2006
ISBN: 0823010538
9780823010530
Branch Call Number: j 746.434 H111w 2006
Characteristics: 112 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Haab, Michelle

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Easier to learn than knitting, crocheting is perfect for young people who want to try something new. A basic introduction to materials, tools, and stitches will get you started. With 20 fun and cool projects to try your new skills out.


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Aug 10, 2014
  • BianaBlanco rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

if your beginner at crocheting, then you should check out this book. because it has many designs and creations that are perfect for a beginner.

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Mar 19, 2010

kid-type craft to crochet
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headbands, belts, bracelets, small purses and other crafts, scarves

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Aug 10, 2014
  • BianaBlanco rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

BianaBlanco thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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